1 UL Evaluation Report UL ER9516-02. Issued: December 19, 2014. Revised: August 14, 2015. Visit UL's On-Line Certifications Directory: for current status of Report . UL Category Code: ULFB. CSI MasterFormat . DIVISION: 07 00 00 THERMAL AND MOISTURE PROTECTION. Sub-level 2: 07 50 00 Membrane Roofing Sub-level 3: 07 53 00 Elastomeric Membrane Roofing Sub-level 4: 07 53 23 Ethylene-Propylene-Diene-Monomer Roofing COMPANY: Firestone Building Products CO L L C. TH. 250 W 96 ST. INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46260 USA. (800) 428-4442. 1. SUBJECT: FIRE RETARDANT RUBBERGARD, RUBBERGARD LS-FR, RUBBERGARD LS-FR PT, RUBBERGARD EPDM SA, RUBBERGARD PLATINUM, RUBBERGARD MAX, RUBBERGARD MAX. FR, RUBBERGARD MAX PT, and RUBBERGARD ECOWHITE.
2 2. SCOPE OF Evaluation . 2012, 2009, and 2006 International Building Code (IBC). 2012, 2009, and 2006 International Residential Code (IBC). ICC ES Acceptance Criteria for Membrane Roof-Covering Systems (AC75), Dated July 2010. ICC ES Acceptance Criteria for Quality Documentation (AC10), Dated December 2012. Page 1 of 38. The Products were evaluated for the following properties: Roofing Systems for Exterior Fire Exposure (ANSI/UL790, ASTM E108). Roofing Systems, Wind Uplift Resistance (ANSI/UL1897, FM 4474). Physical Properties (ASTM D4637, ASTM G155). Impact Resistance (FM 4470). Foot Traffic Resistance (FM 4470). 3. REFERENCED DOCUMENTS. ANSI/UL790 (ASTM E108), Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Roof Covering ANSI/UL1897, Uplift Tests for Roof Covering Systems FM 4470, The Approval Standard for Single-Ply, Polymer-Modified Sheet, Built-Up Roof (BUR)
3 And Liquid Applied Roof Assemblies For Use in Class 1 and Noncombustible Roof Deck Construction FM 4474, American National Standard for Evaluating the Simulated Wind Uplift Resistance of Roof Assemblies Using Static Positive and/or Negative Differential Pressures ASTM D4637, Standard Specification for EPDM Sheet Used in Single-Ply Membrane ASTM G155, Standard Practice for Operating Xenon Arc Light Apparatus for Exposure of Non- metallic Materials ASTM D312, Standard Specification for Asphalt Used in Roofing ICC ES Acceptance Criteria for Membrane Roof-Covering Systems (AC75), Dated July 2010. ICC ES Acceptance Criteria for Quality Documentation (AC10), Dated December 2012. 4. USES. The single-ply roofing systems covered in this Report are used as roof coverings in mechanically fastened or fully adhered Class A, B, or C roof assemblies installed on combustible or noncombustible decks.
4 5. product DESCRIPTION. GENERAL. FIRE RETARDANT RUBBERGARD, RUBBERGARD LS-FR, RUBBERGARD LS-FR PT, RUBBERGARD. EPDM SA, RUBBERGARD PLATINUM, RUBBERGARD MAX, RUBBERGARD MAX FR, RUBBERGARD. MAX PT, and RUBBERGARD ECOWHITE Membrane Roofing Systems are single-ply Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) based roofing membranes designed to be used in adhered roofing systems or mechanically fastened roofing systems as described in this Report . The membranes are provided in rolls of various lengths and widths. The roofing assemblies incorporating the membranes comply with the following properties when installed as described in this Report . Fire Classification: Roofing assemblies covered under this Report have been tested for fire classification Class A, B, or C in accordance with UL 790 (ASTM E108), as required by Section of the 2012, 2009 and 2006 IBC and Section of the 2012, 2009 and 2006 IRC.
5 Wind Uplift Resistance: Roofing assemblies covered under this Report have been tested for wind uplift resistance in accordance with FM 4474 or UL1897, and therefore qualify for use under Roofing membranes Section of the 2012, 2009 and 2006 IBC. Page 2 of 38. The roofing assemblies shall be designed to resist the design wind load pressures for components and cladding in accordance with Section 1609 of the 2012, 2009 and 2006 IBC. Physical Properties: The roofing membranes covered under this Report have been tested for physical properties in accordance with ASTM D4637 and ASTM G155, and therefore qualify for use under Section and Section of the 2012, 2009 and 2006 IBC. Impact Test: The roofing membranes covered under this Report have been tested for impact resistance in accordance with Resistance to Foot Traffic Test in Section of FM 4470 and therefore qualify for use under Section of the 2012, 2009 and 2006 IBC.
6 Membranes The following roof covers are mechanically attached or fully adhered to Approved substrates using fasteners, stress plates and adhesives, as outlined in the Limitations / Conditions of Use herein. FIRE RETARDANT RUBBERGARD AND RUBBERGARD LS-FR are nominal 45-mil ( mm). or 60-mil ( mm) thick, non-reinforced EPDM based roof membranes. RUBBERGARD LS-FR PT is a nominal 60-mil ( mm) thick, non-reinforced EPDM roof membrane with a 3-inch wide tape, factory-applied seam tape. RUBBERGARD EPDM SA is a nominal 45-mil ( mm) or 60-mil ( mm) thick, self-adhered, non-reinforced EPDM based roof membrane. It is supplied with a factory-applied adhesive film for adhesion to the substrate, and a release paper on the bottom side.
7 RUBBERGARD PLATINUM is a nominal 90-mil ( mm) thick, non-reinforced, black, EPDM. based roof membrane, which is also offered with pre-taped edging. RUBBERGARD MAX AND RUBBERGARD MAX FR are nominal 45-mil ( mm), 60-mil ( mm) or 75-mil ( mm) thick, internally-reinforced EPDM based roof membranes. RUBBERGARD MAX PT is a nominal 45-mil ( mm) or 60-mil ( mm) thick, internally reinforced EPDM based roof membranes with a 3-inch wide tape, factory-applied seam tape. RUBBERGARD ECOWHITE is a nominal 60-mil ( mm) or 90-mil ( mm) thick, non- reinforced, bi-laminate, white-on-black, cured EPDM based roof membrane, , which is also offered with pre-taped edging. Insulations Foam Plastic insulation when used shall have a flame spread index of not more than 75 when tested at the maximum thickness intended for use in accordance with ANSI/UL 723 or ASTM E 84 to qualify for use under Section and Exception 3 of the 2012, 2009 and 2006 IBC.
8 To qualify for use under Section of the 2012, 2009 and 2006 IBC, a thermal barrier is not required for foam plastic insulation that is part of a Class A, B, or C roof-covering assembly, provided the assembly with foam plastic insulation complies with FM 4450 or UL 1256. Barrier Board Barrier Board, when used, may consist of 1/4 in. ( mm) minimum Georgia Pacific "DensDeck " board or United States Gypsum Co SECUROCK Glass-Mat Roof Board (Type SGMRX), National Gypsum "DEXcell Glass Mat Roof Board" or "DEXcell FV Glass Mat Roof Board", CertainTeed Gypsum "GlasRoc". or 1/2 in. ( mm) minimum UL classified gypsum board. When used for direct attachment to combustible deck (OSB or plywood) all joints are to be staggered a minimum of 6 in.
9 From the deck joints. Page 3 of 38. Cover-Board Cover-Board, when used, may consist of 1/2 in. minimum ISOGARD HD or RESISTA. Also may consist of 1-1/2-in. minimum HailGard. Adhesives Firestone " Spray S" or Fix II , " Stick", and Twin Pack be used in any systems to adhere insulation to both non-combustible roof deck substrates and other insulation layers including wood fiberboard, cover-boards and gypsum barrier boards. Firestone BA-2004(T) , Single-ply LVOC Bonding Adhesive , Single-ply LVOC Bonding Adhesive-1168 , Water Based Bonding Adhesive P , Modular Water Based Bonding Adhesive or EPDM Solvent Free Bonding Adhesive adhesives designed for bonding Firestone RubberGard EPDM membranes and flashings to insulation layers including wood fiberboard, cover-boards and gypsum barrier boards and Roof Deck Panels.
10 Fasteners Fasteners used to mechanically fasten insulation and membranes to the roof deck, shall be corrosion resistant and shall be one of the fasteners identified in Note 2 in the Appendix of this Report . Asphalt Hot roofing asphalt, when specified in the roofing assemblies shall conform to ASTM D312, Type III or Type IV. 6. INSTALLATION. Firestone single ply membranes shall be installed in accordance with the applicable code, this Report and the manufacturer's published installation instructions. The membranes shall be installed in accordance with Section of the 2012, 2009 and 2006 IBC or Section of the 2012, 2009 and 2006. IRC as applicable, except as noted in this Report . The manufacturer's published installation instructions shall be available at all times on the jobsite during installation.